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NOTABLE FEATS IN CANADIAN CRICKET -- Posted Thursday, January 10 2008

Most Centuries in a Canadian Season

15 by Don Bradman (later Sir Donald) during the Australia tour of Canada in 1932

Most Double Centuries in A Canadian Season

2 Donald Bradman for the Australian team touring Canada and the United States in 1932. Bradman scored 260 against the Western Ontario XI at Guelph

2 Don Maxwell for York University Cricket Club (Toronto) during 1990 against the Commonwealth Cricket Club in the 3rd division of the Toronto & District Cricket Association, 3rd Division

2 Garvin Budhoo for Lions Cricket Club (Winnipeg) during 1991

A Century and All Ten Wickets in a Match

Bill Hendy scored 125 not out and then captured 10 for 12 while playing for the Rowing Club C.C. against the Vancouver Cricket club in 1945

Most Runs in A Canadian Cricket Match

1,142 M.C.C. (Marylebone Cricket Club) 2/336 and 3/330 versus Canada 6/337 & 4/169 at Toronto 1985

Longest Throw in Canadian Cricket

Ross McKenzie of Toronto hurled a cricket ball for a distance of 140 tards 9 inches during the 1872 season

Highest Team Innings Total in Canadian Cricket

The Australian XI scored 633 runs for the loss of 8 wickets agaist a Vancouver XV in 1913

Century in Each Innings of a Canadian Cricket Match

Dr. Bruce Lang scored 111 and 107 for the Ottawa Valley Cricket Club against Niagara Peninsula Cricket Club
against the Niagara Peninsula X! during the 1953 season. Dr. Lang repeated the feat during the summer of 1955 when he scored 109 and 119 for the Ottawa Valley Cricket Council against the Hamilton & District Cricket League.

First Century Recorded in CanadIan Cricket

M.B. Daly scored 106 at Halifax, Nova Scotia during the 1858 season. He later became Lt. Govenor of Nova Scotia.

First Double Century Recorded in Canadian Cricket

R.K. Leisk scored 202 for the Hamilton Cricket Club against the Montreal Cricket Association at Hamilton
during the 1877 season.

Lowest Innings Total in Canadian Cricket

The Winnipeg Cricket Association XI was dismissed for a total of 6 runs against the touring Australian XI in 1913

Most Sixes Hit During An Innings in Canadian Cricket

Don Maxwell hit 34 sixes during his record breaking innings of 280 not out for the York University Cricket Club against the Commonwealth Cricket Club during the 1990 Toronto season.

Three Brothers Playing for Canada

Lloyd abd Gordon Percivil toures England with the 1936 Canadian XI and in 1954 a third brother, Alan, also toured England with the Canadian national team.

Most Wickets Taken in a Canadian Season

E. Attewell captured 190 wickets for East Toronto Cricket Club at a cost of 615 runs for an average of 3.39 runs during the summer of 1894.

Most Wickets Taken With Consecutive Balls in Canadian Cricket

F.M. Pellatt captured six wickets with six consecutive deliveries while playing in a match at Trinity College School, Port Hope, Ontario during the summer of 1890.

Best Bowling Analysis Recorded in Canadian in Cricket

C.A. Forbes returned figures of 10 wickets for 4 runs while while playing for Trinity College against Upper
Canada College during the 1940 season.

Best All-Round Performance Recorded During a Canadian Season

H.B.O. (Basil) Robinson scored 1,533 runs and captured 182 wickets for the Vancouver Junior Cricket Club during the 1936 season.

Most Runs Scored During a Canadian Season

Arthur Salt scored 2,004 runs for the Brockton Point Cricket Club and Spencer's Cricket Club at an average of 52.73 durning the 1936 Vancouver season. Mr. Salt lost his life while serving with the R.C.A.F. during operations Libya in 1942.

Most Centuries Scored by a batsman in Canadian Cricket

W.R.G. (Reg) Wenman a hard hitting right-handed batsman with the University School Incogs Cricket Club of
British Columbia scored a total of 37 centuries on the west coast of Canada

The Only Occasion When Four Brothers Have Appeared in an International Cricket Match

In the international fixture between Canada and the United States of America, played at Nicetown, Philadelphia September 13/14, 1880 - four brothers appeared for the United States:
George M. Newhall, Daniel S. Newhall, RobertS.Newhall Charles A. Newhall

The Occasion of A Tie Match in Canada (4 Completed Innings)

Saskatchewan 84 & 95 played a tie with Manitoba 41 & 138 at Kinsmen Park, Saskatoon during the summer of 1968

Fastest Century Scored in Canadian Cricket

Gordon Percival scored a century in 42 minutes while playing for the Yorkshire Cricket Club against the Rosedale
Cricket Club in Toronto during the summer of 1931.

His first 50 runs came in 17 minutes and his total score was 177 runs in 80 minutes

Most Runs Scored off one over in Canadian Cricket

Bharath (Barry) Ganasa scored 6 sixes in one over for the Overseas Cricket Club versus the Powergen Cricket Club
of Trinidad & Tobago at Toronto July 10, 2007 (friendly)

Karandeep Singh scored 6 sixes in one over for the Defence Cricket Club versus New Edinburgh Cricket Club at Ottawa October 10, 2007, in a Twenty/20 match. In 12 balls he scored 10x6, 1x4, 1x1 - 65 runs.

Carried Bat through innings

Left-hand opening batsman Ishwar Maraj carried his bat for 53 for Canada against South Africa at East London, South Africa during the World Cup 2003

Most fours hit during an innings in Canadian cricket

Ifran Rabbani hit 48 fours during his record breaking innings of 304 for the Apollo Cricket Club against the United Cricket Club at Toronto in 2007. (Canadian Commonwealth Cricket Association, 1st Division).

Information sourced by Kevin Boller